CA Technologies announces new mainframe solutions

CA Technologies (NASDAQ:CA) has announced new-edge solutions that unleash the power of the mainframe for the future and new possibilities for the Modern Software Factory, the company said.

CA Brightside and a new partnership with IBM seek to help clients modernize their IT infrastructure to innovate faster. CA Mainframe Resource Intelligence is a SaaS-based offering that helps clients realizes ROI opportunities for the mainframe through an assessment and recommendations to optimize performance.

CA and long-term partner IBM are announcing a strategic partnership to jointly develop and sell new services for IBM´s Cloud Managed Services on z Systems (zCloud). This partnership enables clients that rely on the mainframe for business critical operations to easily access development, testing, application management and regulatory compliance services within IBM´s zCloud offering for operational resiliency, efficiencies and workforce agility.

Together, IBM and CA Technologies will provide a suite of mainframe software solutions, including the newly released CA Brightside. First available on IBM zCloud, CA Brightside makes it easy to integrate the mainframe into enterprise DevOps workflows. It is the first solution designed to increase the productivity of development teams to control, script and build for the mainframe like any other cloud platform, using familiar open source tools.

CA Technologies creates software that fuels transformation for companies and enables them to seize the opportunities of the application economy. Software is at the heart of every business in every industry. From planning, to development, to management and security, CA is working with companies worldwide to change the way we live, transact, and communicate — across mobile, private and public cloud, distributed and mainframe environments. Learn more at www.ca.com.